Best 1022 quotes in «shadow quotes» category

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    Life is a mixture of light and shadow, calm and storm, and it's all good.

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    Life is composed of lights and shadows, and we would be untruthful, insincere, and saccharine if we tried to pretend there were no shadows.

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    Life was so short that it meant nothing at all unless it were continually reinforced by something that endured; unless the shadows of individual existence came and went against a background that held together.

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    Like all magic cultures expressed by appropriate hieroglyphs, the true theater has its shadows too, and, of all languages and all arts, the theater is the only one left whose shadows have shattered their limitations.

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    Like God's own chocolate, I'd lick her shadow off a hot sidewalk

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    Like our shadows, our wishes lengthen as our sun declines.

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    Like strange mechanical grotesques, Making fantastic arabesques, The shadows raced across the blind.

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    Like the way the sun is right now, with the long shadows, and that kind of bright, soft light you get when the sun isn't quite setting? That's the light that makes everything better, everything prettier, and today, everything just seemed to be in that light.

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    Listen to me, Blaire. If you try to go anywhere I will chase you down. I will become your shadow.

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    Look how fears have presented themselves, so have supports and encouragements; yea, when I have started, even as it were at nothing else but my shadow, yet God, as being very tender of me, hath suffered me to be molested, but would with one Scripture or another, strengthen me against all; insomuch that I have often said, Were it awful, I could pray for greater trouble, for the greater comfort's sake.

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    Liza is in the tabloids almost as much as our mother was. She has struggled with her own ghosts and shadows.

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    Look closely at the Japanese; they draw admirably and yet in them you will see life outdoors and in the sun without shadows.

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    Love becomes the deposit of the heart, analogous in all degrees to the 'findings' in a tomb. As in one will be charted the taken place of the body, the raiment, the utensils necessary to its other life, so in the heart of the lover will be traced, as an indelible shadow, that which he loves.

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    Love beauty it is the shadow of God on the universe

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    Many men spend their lives in gazing at their own shadows, and so dwindle away into shadows thereof.

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    Love is the pursuit of shadows.

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    Love like a shadow flies when substance love pursues Pursuing that that flies, and flying what pursues.

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    Love thrives not in the heart that shadows dreadeth

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    Manipulating shadows and tonality is like writing music or a poem.

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    Man is a substance clad in shadows.

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    Manners are the shadows of virtues; the momentary display of those qualities which our fellow creatures love, and respect.

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    Many critics are like woodpeckers, who, instead of enjoying the fruit and shadow of a tree, hop incessantly around the trunk, pecking holes in the bark to discover some little worm or other.

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    Love's heralds should be thoughts, Which ten times faster glide than the sun's beams Driving back shadows over low'ring hills. Therefore do nimble-pinioned doves draw Love, And therefore hath the wind-swift Cupid wings.

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    May the shadow of the Almighty ever rest on all those you love.

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    Meanwhile let us cast one shadow in air and water.

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    Men throw huge shadows on the lawn, don't they? Then, all their lives, they try to run to fit the shadows. But the shadows are always longer.

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    Men think to mend their condition by a change of circumstances. They might as well hope to escape from their shadows.

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    Metaphysical ghosts cannot be killed, because they cannot be touched; but they may be dispelled by dispelling the twilight in which shadows and solidities are easily confounded. The Vital Principle is an entity of this ghostly kind; and although the daylight has dissipated it, and positive Biology is no longer vexed with its visitations, it nevertheless reappears in another shape in the shadowy region of mystery which surrounds biological and all other questions.

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    Mexican writer and diplomat, "Pasado en claro" ("A Draft of Shadows") You learn something the day you die. You learn how to die.

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    Method rules his training, which blends the physical with the mental. How many chess masters put in, prior to an important match, an allotted time daily to bicycling and shadow-boxing, followed by a cold douche and a brisk rub down?

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    Mordovian prisoners are afraid of their own shadows. They are completely terrified.

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    More often than not, the experience of shooting the movie has been disappointing and the end product has been a mere shadow of what I hoped it would be. But immersing myself in the story - that's what I like best of all.

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    Most often, walking alone with my shadow is how I find my answer, the result of gathering together all agreeable parties.

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    Most of us were not afraid of death, only of the act of dying; and there were times when we overcame even this fear. At such moments we were free-men without shadows, dismissed from the ranks of the mortal; it was the most complete experience of freedom that can be granted a man.

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    Much of the shadow banking sector, a major contributor to the economic crisis, was also only possible because of taxhaven secrecy.

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    Murphy had found a spot on the street, which made me wonder if she didn't have some kind of magical talent after all. Only some kind of precognitive ESP could have gotten us a parking space on the street, in the shadow of a building, with both of us in sight of the apartment building's entrance.

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    Music begins where words are powerless to express. Music is made for the inexpressible. I want music to seem to rise from the shadows and indeed sometimes to return to them.

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    My care is like my shadow in the sun, Follows me flying, flies when I pursue it, Stands and lies by me, doth what I have done.

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    My cameraman and I devised a method, which we started using from my second film, which applies mainly to day scenes shot in the studio, where we used bounced light instead of direct light. We agreed with this thing of four or five shadows following the actors is dreadful.

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    My early influences were the Shadows, who were an English instrumental band. They basically got me into playing and later on I got into blues and jazz players. I liked Clapton when he was with John Mayall. I really liked that period.

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    My friend, why should you wish to shorten my life by taking from me my shadow? (To photographer Dr. Valentine T. McGillycuddy.)

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    My investigations resembled the pursuit of the solution to a problem for which I had three data: the object, the thing connected with it in the shadow of my consciousness, and the light wherein that thing would become apparent.

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    My outlook on life is to be true. To take risks. To love the shadows as well as the light. To find your task. To recognise your task. To be active.

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    My passport photo is one of the most remarkable photographs I have ever seen- no retouching, no shadows, no flattery-just stark me.

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    My short stories are like soft shadows I have set out in the world, faint footprints I have left. I remember exactly where I set down each and every one of them, and how I felt when I did. Short stories are like guideposts to my heart.

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    My shadow is only half of what it should be." "Everyone has their shortcomings.

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    My shadow in my art is one way I trace who I was and where I have been. My shadow and I have been on a journey for quite a while now!

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    My still-life painting has more to do with light and shadow than with the objects themselves.

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    Mystery is the art of eliciting unseen things hidden in the shadow of natural ones... and serving to demonstrate as real the things that are not.

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    My soul's the present shadow of a presence gone.